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Gardai say they are still awaiting the book of evidence in a case involving the theft of a significant amount of cash in Killarney on the day of the Munster Football Final.
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Thomas and Batty Coffey appeared before Judge Angela Condon at Tralee District Court.

36 year old Thomas Coffey of 69 Fountain Court, Tralee and 31 year old Batty Coffey of 55 Gallowsfield, Tralee are both charged in connection with the theft of the substantial amount of cash from a house in the Killarney area on July 5th last.

Batty Coffey is also charged with entering a house in Farranfore with the intention of committing theft on the same day and with stealing copper and metals worth 1,000 euro in Kells on June 5th last.

Thomas Coffey is facing a second charge of handling stolen property namely a Nintendo Wii games console at 8 Fountain Court, Tralee on July 8th.

Inspector Tony Sugrue told the court the book of evidence in the case relating to the theft of the cash has not yet been sent from the Director of Public Prosecutions and may not be until September or October.

Both Batty and Thomas Coffey were remanded in custody by consent until September 16th when they are due back before Tralee District Court.